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domestic science:

see home economicshome economics,
study of homemaking and the relation of the home to the community. Formerly limited to problems of food (nutrition and cookery), clothing, sewing, textiles, household equipment, housecleaning, housing, hygiene, and household economics, it later came to include
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domestic science

the study of cooking, needlework, and other subjects concerned with household skills
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By the way, they don't call it "domestic science" any more, it's called "home economics".
Despite the particularly diverse paths later taken by the Academy's Chinese students, women students of domestic science, their teachers, and homebound housewives are often identified first by their intellectual proximity to the home and distance from the loci of political power.
Most people have heard of Mrs Beeton but her Book of Household Management was not the only Victorian domestic science best seller.
A mother of four, grandmother of six and great grandmother of seven, Mrs Stephens was a domestic science teacher and pianist.
"In the US alone, the software sector has the highest ratio of offshore to domestic employees - almost 13 off-shored jobs per 100 domestic jobs - may be a reflection of a scarcity of domestic science and engineering graduates in the US."
software sector has the highest ratio of offshore to domestic employees--almost 13 offshore jobs per 100 domestic positions--may be a reflection of a scarcity of domestic science and engineering graduates in the U.S."
It offers various courses in communication skills, languages, management, art of self-presentation, domestic science, general culture, cuisine, protocol, art, child care, introduction to psychology and spiritual enrichment.
Marjorie graduated from Roxbury Memorial High School for Girls and the Boston School of Domestic Science. She then became a teacher of Elementary Sewing in the Boston Schools for 12 years.
Elias introduces her narrative with a nod to the Progressive origins of the movement, outlining some of the earlier manifestations of domestic advice and domestic science in the United States.
Before retirement last year, Mrs Perkins taught design technology, formerly known as home economics, domestic science and cookery, at Christ the King School, Southport.
Roberta came to Edmonton in 1911 where she became a teacher in domestic science. She enlisted in the Canadian Army Medical Corps in 1916 and went overseas as a dietitian.
Dynamite got an email at www.edinburghstudio.co.uk from her old domestic science teacher, Mrs Forbes, wishing her luck.